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Should you furlough your staff?

Should you furlough your staff?

Updated: 23rd April 2020 In response to the possibility that a large proportion of our population would lose their jobs to the coronavirus, the government announced their Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, where companies can “furlough” workers instead of firing them. The idea is that more employees will keep their jobs and go back to work […]
6 essential FREE tools when working from home

6 essential FREE tools when working from home

Those who are reading this article are probably already very familiar with the concept of working from home, or remote working with teams all over the world. The startup culture is already like this and we probably have our favourite tech tools which we turn to for productivity. However, now that the world is working […]
How to keep your team motivated when working at home

How to keep your team motivated when working at home

With lockdown in full swing, the coronavirus is causing negative effects all over the globe. While many organisations are equipped to manage a crisis like this, most are struggling with the shock and severity of a pandemic. Small businesses are certainly seriously impacted and are doing what they can to adapt to this uncertain time. […]
Financial support options for small businesses during COVID-19

Financial support options for small businesses during COVID-19

Last month, Rishi Sunak announced a £330bn relief package to support our country through the coronavirus pandemic. That may seem like a lot of money, but what exactly is it going to be spent on and where does it come from? Essentially, we taxpayers could be on the hook for that money at a later […]
How to stay productive when working from home

How to stay productive when working from home

8 tips for staying sane when working from home during coronavirus Working from home was the dream of many employees, long before the coronavirus hit. If you were lucky enough to be in a job which could be done from the comfort of your own home, then it was up to you to prove to […]
How to take on an apprentice

How to take on an apprentice

Apprenticeships allow people to combine work with study and gain a specific qualification. With the UK suffering a skills shortage across many sectors in recent years, these types of scheme are increasingly important in providing the trained workforce that modern businesses really need. The Benefits of Taking on an Apprentice Providing an apprenticeship can help […]
How will Brexit affect businesses?

How will Brexit affect businesses?

A Brexit Survival Guide for Startups Depending on who you listen to, we’re either close to a Brexit deal or a million miles away. Whatever your views are, making the right business decisions during this tumultuous time is likely to be challenging, especially if you are a small business owner or thinking of running a […]
How stress can affect your business

How stress can affect your business

The regular 9-to-5 is becoming a thing of the past and flexible working hours are on the rise. But with this newfound flexibility comes a constant need to be switched on. We’re replying to emails before having our morning coffee, answering calls on our “relaxing” weekend getaways and feeling stress-induced panic if we’re not contactable […]
Red Letter Days Competition – No More Slippers

Red Letter Days Competition – No More Slippers

Give your older loved ones what they want this Christmas! What do you buy for your loved ones at Christmas? Do you take the time to really think about what they would appreciate? Or do you buy something generic… or worse still… do you buy whatever is in the sale?! A good gift doesn’t necessarily […]
Revolut and Quickbooks Integration

Revolut and Quickbooks Integration

Revolut announced on Wednesday that Revolut for Business customers with businesses registered in the UK can now make direct and secure connections into the Intuit QuickBooks Online accounting platform via Open Banking APIs. By connecting accounts with QuickBooks financial management software through Open Banking, business owners are able to get close to real-time updates on […]

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